In the context of the election of the National Education Film 2021, the honorable mention went to The Whole Wide World of Sherman de Jesus. Hamza Mutabazi, one of the “stars” in the film, along with Minna Chicho and Melika Ismaili, received the honorable mention along with his son Maleek.
In this film, teacher Teade Walma visits the refugee children he taught fifteen years ago. The jury praises director De Jesus for this modest image of the effects of the asylum history of the former pupils of Walma.
National Education film 2021 became De Schooltuin, a film shot through the eyes of a group of children who spend a year growing their own vegetables and flowers.